Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time Bulletin - September 12, 2021
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Mass Intentions for Twenty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time
Tuesday, September 14 at 6:00 p.m.
††Francis & Eileen Hopfinger
Wednesday, September 15 at 8:00 a.m.
Thursday, September 16 at 8:00 a.m.
Mass Intentions for Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Saturday, September 18 at 5:00 p.m.
††Lee & Charlene Rubenacker
†Joseph Mayberry, Sr.
††Robert & Rodney Aydt
Sunday, September 19 at 8:30 a.m.
All Parish Family
We the parishioners of St. John the Baptist,
brothers and sisters in Christ, accept as our mission:
† to know our faith and share it with others,
† to continue to grow spiritually with respect for the sacraments,
† to celebrate the liturgy and the Holy Eucharist as the center of our Christian life,
† to live by truth and love,
† to serve those in need, to teach by example, and thereby strengthen and inspire our Parish family in accordance with the Roman Catholic Church
Tuesday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Closed for Lunch Noon - 12:30 p.m.
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Collection September 4-5
Envelopes (49) $1,593
Loose $ 33
Need in Parish (17) $ 295
CSMA (1) $ 25
Mass Intentions (2) $ 20
SJN Cemetery (1) $ 150
Your financial support remains an important part of our Parish life and helps us keep going. Please continue giving your time, talent, and treasure at this difficult time. Please mail, drop-off your offertory in the mailbox by Parish office front door.
ST. JOSEPH PRAYER
Hail, Guardian of the Redeemer, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary. To you God entrusted his only Son; in you Mary placed her trust; with you Christ became man. Blessed Joseph, to us too, show yourself a father and guide us in the path of life. Obtain for us grace, mercy and courage, and defend us from every evil. Amen.
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11: Mass at 4:00 p.m. due to Fall Festival Parade
12: One Strong Youth Appreciation Breakfast 9:30 a.m. in hall.
12: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
13: Fr. Ptak - Presbyteral Council Meeting Belleville
14: Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross Mass 8:00 a.m.
15: Our Lady of Sorrows Mass 8:00 a.m.
16: KC #7118 Meeting at Enfield and KC #8745 Meeting at Dahlgren at 7:00 p.m.
19: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
26: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
27: Holy Name Meeting 7:00 p.m.
3: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
10: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
10: Holy Name Shooting Match Noon - Concessions by One Strong Youth Ministry
17: PSR Classes 9:30 a.m.
21: · KC #7118 Meeting at Enfield and KC #8745 Meeting at Dahlgren at 7:00 p.m.
PRAY FOR THE FALLEN & THEIR FAMILIES
40 DAYS FOR LIFE - THE BEGINNING OF THE END OF ABORTION
September 22 - October 31, 2021 you are invited to join other Christians for 40 Days for Life – 40 days of prayer and fasting for an end to abortion. You are invited to stand and peacefully pray during a 40-day vigil in the public right-of-way outside Planned Parenthood 331 Salem Place Fairview Heights and to help spread the word about this important community outreach. If you’d like more information, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call Coalition For Life STL office at 314-827-4039. Or you may visit www.coalitionforlifestl.com and sign up for prayer hours on our Vigil Calendar.
PRAY FOR THE SICK & HOMEBOUND
Larry Hunt, Marie Hopkins, Bill Lueke, James Frey, Bob Wilson, Kent Karcher, Larry Nice, Paul & Helen Wellen, and Mary Karcher.
Reminder: Due to federal privacy laws, we are not allowed to list people or visit who are sick or in the nursing home without written authorization from that individual or from their immediate family who has authorization. Form can be requested from the office.
BELLEVILLE DIOCESAN COUNCIL OF CATHOLIC WOMEN ANNUAL CONVENTION
Wednesday, October 13at Camp Ondessonk
Spend the day and reflect on “Caring for our Common Home”...as we care for one another. Our guest speakers will be Sheila Hopkins, former president of the National CCW, and Nolan Hurst, Camping Services Director at Camp Ondessonk. Come gather with your sisters in Christ from throughout the diocese as we celebrate Mass with Bishop McGovern, share our faith, and learn ways to care for each other and our common home. St. Elizabeth's Ladies will pay for any lady wanting to go.Contact Bethany Wellen to register.
Please contact office for funerals and baptisms. For weddings contact office six months before.
JANITOR ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST & ST. CLEMENT OF ROME HALL
Looking for someone to clean the hall at St. John the Baptist and St. Clement of Rome. If interested please contact the office.
2021 CSMA GOAL $11,570
Griffin Center, an agency that receives funding from The Catholic Service and Ministry Appeal, provides after-school and summer programs free of charge to 450+ children who live in public housing. With an emphasis on learning, homework assistance, computer labs and tutoring, Griffin Center gives these youngsters a chance for a brighter tomorrow. Be a part of their dreams and make your gift to this year’s Appeal today!
PLASTIC TOTE BY OFFICE DOOR
Living Faith Books (July - September)
ONE STRONG YOUTH MINISTRY
would like to THANK ALL OF YOU for your generous support throughout this past year. We will be having a biscuit & gravy with sausage breakfast on Sunday, September 12 after Mass and it's FREE to all of you.
HISTORY OF PIOPOLIS, ILLINOIS 1841-1888 BOOKS
The office has several copies, if you have not received your free copy, stop by during office hours and get a copy.
WORLDWIDE MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER - IN PERSON
September 24-26 at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel St. Peters, MO. For more information or to apply, go to wwme.org, or call Terry & Eric Engholm at 314-649-7317.
Hospice Volunteers Needed for SSM Hospice at St. Mary's/Good Samaritan Hospital
We are looking for volunteers to serve local residents and their families in their homes in Wayne & Hamilton Counties. Click on flyers below for more information or contact Nikki Timberlake at 618-899-1660 or Nikki.Timberlake@ssmhealth.com.
BISHOP'S NOTES RETIRED DIOCEASON PRIEST COLLECTION - SEPTEMBER 11-12
On both ordinary and extraordinary days, our priest shave been there for us (at baptisms, weddings, First Communion, at times of sickness and sorrow) dedicating their lives to bring us closer to Christ. Now it is our turn to be there for them during their retirement years though a gift to the Retired Diocesan Priest Collection. All funds will be using only for long-term nursing care, Medicare supplement insurance and prescription medications. Note: Our diocesan priests DO NOT receive any funding from the Retirement Fund for Religious Collection in December. Please show your appreciation with a generous gift today. Thank you so much!
to the Quilting Ladies for $200 donation to the Scholarship Fund.
EXCESS MASS INTENTIONS
If you are looking for a place to send excess mass intentions. Here you have an opportunity. A few years ago, Fr. Myron Effing's sister came and spoke at our parish about his work in Russia. Please see more information below and request list form.